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FCC Votes In Favor Of Rules Aimed At Enforcing ‘Net Neutrality’

The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.

02/26/2015

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Comcast CEO: ‘Unnecessary Risks Of Associating 1930 Style Regulations To Something As Dynamic As The Internet’

In a call with analysts, CEO Brian Roberts reiterated the company’s stance on net neutrality.

02/25/2015

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Obama Pitching More Access to Fast Internet

President Barack Obama is once again challenging major cable and telephone companies by encouraging the Federal Communications Commission to pre-empt state laws that stifle competition for high-speed Internet service.

01/14/2015

President Barack Obama speaks at the APEC CEO Summit, as part of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit at the China National Convention Center (CNCC) on Nov. 10, 2014 in Beijing, China. (credit: Wang Zhao-Pool/Getty Imgaes)

Cable Company Stocks Fall Sharply After Obama Calls For FCC To Reclassify Internet Access As Utility

Cable company stocks fell sharply Monday after President Barack Obama called for the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify Internet access as a utility.

11/10/2014

Alexis Ohanian tells CBS DC free, unfettered access to the Internet represents the American traditions of fair play and hard work. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

Reddit Co-Founder: Getting Rid Of Net Neutrality Is ‘Un-American’

Alexis Ohanian tells CBS DC free, unfettered access to the Internet represents the American traditions of fair play and hard work.

05/15/2014

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FCC Revising Internet Rules After Public Backlash

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is broadening the scope of his proposed open Internet rules and suggesting tougher standards for Internet providers who wish to create paid priority fast lanes on their networks.

05/12/2014

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FCC To Propose Pay-For-Priority Internet Standards, Free Speech Oversight

The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called “last mile” connection to people’s homes.

04/24/2014